Announcement: Pinning Ceremony
This year’s Pinning Ceremony for the McMaster site will take place at 1330 on Tuesday, June 14th at the Sheraton Hotel Hamilton (Grand Ballroom – second floor). Doors open at 1300. As seating is very limited to this event, faculty members are asked to RSVP by Monday May 9th, 2016. Link to register for Pinning Ceremony.
Research Spotlight: Maternal and child health
Apr. 27, 2016 - How do you give children a healthy start in life? Do you begin in grade school? In daycare? At birth? How about in the womb?
[Read more about Nurse-Family Partnership studies]
School of Nursing celebrates student awards
Apr. 25, 2016 - More than 175 students, parents, faculty and staff gathered recently to celebrate the impact of donor-funded awards.
[Read more about student awards]
Nursing students make solemn pledge
Apr. 14, 2016 - In the first week of this spring season, first-year students at
McMaster University took part in Professionalism Pledge ceremony to
mark the symbolic start of their new lives as future nurses.
[Read more about Professionalism Pledge Ceremony]
Terry McCurdy wins teaching award
Apr. 13, 2016 - Please join us in congratulating Terry McCurdy on winning the McMaster Student Union Teaching Award for this year, for the School of Nursing. The MSU Teaching Award recognizes outstanding all round teaching performance of the instructor. Merits which are considered include: ability to communicate, approachability, and enthusiasm of the instructor as recognized by students registered in their classes. The recipients are determined by number of nominations and class evaluations.
Presentation: Nursing with/for indigenous populations
Apr. 13, 2016 - Bernice Downey will be providing a presentation on 'Nursing with/for Indigenous Populations: Making room for Spirit' on Monday, Apr. 18 at 12:00 noon. Faculty from the School of Nursing are invited to attend the presentation and learn more about ...
[Read more about presentation]
Leadership for the Future: Leadership and Management Webconference Course
Apr. 11, 2016 - Make Spring 2016 the opportunity to develop your leadership potential. Register Now for the Leadership and Management course. Earn university credit and a Certificate of completion. Register before April 18th as seats are limited. Application Form
"The best way to learn"
Apr. 11 , 2016 - Last spring, 4th year nursing student Camille Peplinski completed a professional practice placement in Moose Factory,
Ontario. What did she learn in this remote community?
[Read more about nursing in Moose Factory]
Overseas experience changes student
Mar. 30, 2016 - Katie Chong, a student in the BScN program, went to Zambia for her Global Health Practice Experience. Find out how her placement changed her as a nurse and as a person.
[Read more about Macha Mission Hospital, Zambia, 2015]
Nursing an affection for McMaster
Mar. 29, 2016 - Clara Elman ’46 and Jean Rankin ’83 were pioneers in the nursing
profession. Both blazed a trail for those who followed. Both devoted
their lives to nursing education. And both made a final gesture to help
others, leaving generous gifts in their wills to support nursing
students at McMaster...
[Read more about Nursing an affection for McMaster]
Distinguished University Professor
Mar. 22, 2016 - Dr. Andrea Baumann has been selected to receive the honour of the title Distinguished University Professor. This title is the highest honour that the University can bestow on one of our own members. Dr. Baumann’s outstanding international contributions to research and higher education on global issues of women’s health, nursing education and practice, and quality health care delivery highlight how truly deserving of this honour she is. The title will be conferred upon her at the School of Nursing Convocation Ceremony on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.